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Around 100 injured in Egypt after passenger train travelling to Mansoura derails north of Cairo
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Around 100 injured in Egypt after passenger train travelling to Mansoura derails north of Cairo

Sunday’s train accident came three weeks after two passenger trains collided in the province of Sohag, killing at least 18 and injuring 200 others including children

MV Ever Given owner negotiates Egypt’s $900 million demand to release ship from Suez Canal
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MV Ever Given owner negotiates Egypt’s $900 million demand to release ship from Suez Canal

The blockage of the canal held up an estimated $9.6 billion worth of cargo each day and cost Egypt almost $15 million daily in revenue from the waterway

Mummies of 22 Egyptian pharaohs moved to a new museum in Cairo in a spectacular 'Golden Parade'
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Mummies of 22 Egyptian pharaohs moved to a new museum in Cairo in a spectacular 'Golden Parade'

The mummies entered the grounds of the new museum to a 21-gun salute, after a slightly shorter than expected journey time of around half an hour.

Stuck Suez Canal ship brings quiet neighbouring village into the spotlight amid global media attention
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Stuck Suez Canal ship brings quiet neighbouring village into the spotlight amid global media attention

Over the past week, the salvage efforts have been the main topic of conversation in Amer, home to several thousand people who grow clover and cabbage and tend to water buffaloes, cows, goats and sheep.

Stranded Suez Canal ship moved 80% in 'right direction', but not fully free yet, say officials
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Stranded Suez Canal ship moved 80% in 'right direction', but not fully free yet, say officials

The MV Ever Given, longer than four football fields, became wedged diagonally across the canal during a sandstorm last Tuesday, strangling world supply chains

Ship stuck in Suez Canal ‘partially refloated’; efforts on to dislodge bow, claims report
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Ship stuck in Suez Canal ‘partially refloated’; efforts on to dislodge bow, claims report

As window for breakthrough closes, fears have grown that authorities will be forced to lighten the vessel by removing the ship’s 20,000 containers

Nawal El Saadawi passes away: A look at the legacy of Egypt's grand novelist and activist
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Nawal El Saadawi passes away: A look at the legacy of Egypt's grand novelist and activist

El Saadawi was a global iconoclast in the best sense of the phrase. In a world that has become compartmentalised, tribal, overtly racist, anti-science and unashamedly sexist, her novels espoused truths that made her unpopular with many in the government and in the so-called establishment.

Suez Canal blockade: Hope hinges on rising tide that can free Japanese-owned ship
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Suez Canal blockade: Hope hinges on rising tide that can free Japanese-owned ship

Easing the bottleneck depends on the salvagers’ ability to clear away the sand, mud and rock where the cargo ship is stuck

Ship blocks Suez Canal: Waterway carries 10% of all global trade, quick resolution key to avoid economic fallout
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Ship blocks Suez Canal: Waterway carries 10% of all global trade, quick resolution key to avoid economic fallout

The blockage will delay a range of materials for European products such as cotton from India, petroleum from the West Asia for plastics, and auto parts from China

World Water Day: 10 pictures illustrating the most polluted waters around the world
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World Water Day: 10 pictures illustrating the most polluted waters around the world

Every year, since 1993, 22 March is celebrated as World Water Day to raise awareness on how human actions are negatively affecting water resources.

Premier League: Liverpool players ‘incredibly disciplined’ on COVID-19, says Jurgen Klopp despite Mo Salah’s positive test
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Premier League: Liverpool players ‘incredibly disciplined’ on COVID-19, says Jurgen Klopp despite Mo Salah’s positive test

Klopp confirmed Liverpool's top scorer this season is asymptomatic and could return to England on Friday, but Salah will miss Sunday's Premier League clash against Leicester.

Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw
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Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw

Sekou Koita and Moussa Doumbia scored in Mali's 2-1 win over Namibia in Windhoek, which clinched an eighth consecutive appearance at the African football showcase.

Algeria qualifies for 2022 African Cup of Nations after Zimbabwe draw; Egypt's Mohamed Elneny tests positive for COVID-19
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Algeria qualifies for 2022 African Cup of Nations after Zimbabwe draw; Egypt's Mohamed Elneny tests positive for COVID-19

In Group C, Ghana and South Africa are level on nine points at the top of the group but Ghana have played a game less and will qualify for the finals with a win in Sudan on Tuesday.

Chopper crash in Egypt's Sinai: Toll rises to eight, one badly injured, says peacekeeping force
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Chopper crash in Egypt's Sinai: Toll rises to eight, one badly injured, says peacekeeping force

The deceased include six Americans, a French peacekeeper and a Czech member, said the Multinational Force and Observers and added that there were no signs of an attack

Gal Gadot's casting as Cleopatra starts Twitter debate over Israeli actress playing Egyptian queen
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Gal Gadot's casting as Cleopatra starts Twitter debate over Israeli actress playing Egyptian queen

While many Twitter users stated how it was “not right” to cast Gal Gadot, others pointed out that Cleopatra was actually Macedonian Greek

Archaeologists in Egypt crack open 2,500-year old mummy coffin, video goes viral
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Archaeologists in Egypt crack open 2,500-year old mummy coffin, video goes viral

At least 59 sarcophagi, with mummies inside, were found earlier this year during an excavation in Saqqara, which is situated to the south of Cairo

3D scans unearth details about life, deaths of 2,000-year-old Egyptian animal mummies
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3D scans unearth details about life, deaths of 2,000-year-old Egyptian animal mummies

Used micro CT scanning for the first time to study mummification, researchers learned how and when the animals were killed.

Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt
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Cairo badly needed a detox; COVID-19 lockdown supplied one, but at a steep price to Egypt

Egypt has more than 77,000 known cases, and confirmed infections have grown by about 1,400 cases a day for the past month. Egypt has registered more than 3,400 deaths, the highest toll in the Arab world

Premier League: Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay at Liverpool for a long time
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Premier League: Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay at Liverpool for a long time

The Egypt international, who signed a new five-year deal in 2018, was the top scorer at the club this season with 17 Premier League goals as they secured a 19th top-flight title with seven games to spare.

Coronavirus pandemic turns Egyptian football player Mahrous Mahmoud into a street vendor
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Coronavirus pandemic turns Egyptian football player Mahrous Mahmoud into a street vendor

In normal circumstances, at this time of the year, Mahmoud would be on the field playing as a defender for Beni Suef, a club in Egypt's second division.